Why can’t Google’s algorithms find any good news for queer people?

October 11, 2021

By Tristan Greene

If you’re interested in reading about the global suffering of queer people I’ve got just the place for you. It’s called “Google News.” Today’s actually an off day for the product. Typically, if you take a gander at the “LGBTQ+” topic in Google News you’ll find that about 90% of the stories surfaced by the platform’s algorithms are negative. But today is “Coming Out Day,” so there’s a handful of non-negative pieces in the feed right now taking up slots that are typically filled with negative ones. As of the time of this article’s publishing, the stories that surface in…

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